For the record 1-16-13

Police Dept. Report
Accidents—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at approximately 10:15 a.m., Jan. 15, in the 600 block of West 13th Street involving vehicles driven by Grace Christians and Jay Johnson, both of Concordia. Minor damages were reported.
Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 1:40 p.m., Jan. 15, in the 100 block of East 10th Street. Vehicles driven by Michelle Lemen, Lindsborg, and Bobby Goff, Concordia, were involved with minor damage reported.
Arrest—During a routine traffic stop at 4:30 p.m., Jan. 15, Officers arrested Megan E. Smith, 19, Concordia, at West 11th and State Street charging her with Driving While Suspended. Smith was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

Fire Dept./EMS Report
 At 4:55 a.m., Jan. 15,  Medic-5 went to the 800 block of West 8th and transported an 86-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.


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